Lifestyle & Looks: Facing the Facts
September 25, 2016
Getting older isn’t a choice but how we look and feel as we age, to a large extent, is. In this post to HealthConnection.TV, UT Health Northeast plastic surgery expert Dr. James Motlagh discusses lifestyle choices and their effect on how we age.
- How much of a role do bad habits play in how quickly we age?
- What are some of the worst habits that people have to affect how old they look?
- Why does smoking make you age faster?
- What about alcohol? Does drinking add years to one's appearance?
- Are there dietary choices that age us -- such as fast food?
- A sedentary lifestyle has been linked to poor overall health. Does being sedentary also cause us to look older?
- Some just seem to have a predisposition to look older while some never seem to age? Why is this so?
- Give us some examples of things we can do to slow down the appearance of aging?
- For those who want to reverse the effects of aging, there is cosmetic surgery. What are some affordable choices for dealing with the effects of aging that bad habits may have made worse?